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Brothers make history at grueling Ironman triathlon in Hawaii

  • Category news
  • Definition HD
  • Resolution 1280 x 720
  • Duration 00:00:50
  • Year 2018
  • Language English

Brothers make history at grueling Ironman triathlon in Hawaii

This is the incredible moment a brother duo became the first to jointly complete the Ironman World Championship with one pushing and pulling his wheelchair-bound sibling last Saturday (October 13). Wheelchair-bound Kyle Pease, 33, who has spastic quadriplegia cerebral palsy, was inspired to compete after he watched brother Brent, 35, do a triathlon in 2010. After years of training and finally qualifying, the pair took part in the world championship, alongside able-bodied athletes, last week. Brent swam 2.4 miles towing Kyle in a boat tied to his waist, before he cycled 112 miles in a specially adapted bike, then pushed his brother's running chair for the 26.2-mile marathon.

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